Imperial College London

DrChristineO'Farrelly

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Honorary Research Associate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 3313 8401c.ofarrelly

 
 
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Location

 

7N6Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Christine is a postdoctoral research psychologist at the Centre for Mental Health. She coordinates the Healthy Start, Happy Start study, a large scale NIHR HTA funded randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of an attachment-based intervention (Video-feedback Intervention to Promote Positive Parenting; VIPP) in the prevention of enduring behavioural problems in young children. Prior to this she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin on the Preparing for Life evaluation of a home visiting programme for families living in a socioeconomically disadvantaged community. She also contributed to the evaluation of Ready Steady Grow an area-based infant mental health strategy. She completed her PhD on children's experiences of transitions in early childhood care and education settings at the University College Dublin School of Psychology through a Department of Children and Youth Affairs PhD fellowship. She is part of the pPOD research group www.ppod.org.uk